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AJ Bell World Squash Championship: Saurav Ghosal's good run ends in the last 16

AJ Bell World Squash Championship: Saurav Ghosal's good run ends in the last 16

Ghosal had posted wins over ninth-seed James Willstrop and Ben Coleman to reach the last 16.

Dec 14, 2017, 19:03 PM IST
Asian Championship title at home is extremely special and is my biggest achievement, says Joshna Chinappa

Asian Championship title at home is extremely special and is my biggest achievement, says Joshna Chinappa

Joshna, who had won the historic Commonwealth Games doubles gold with Dipika Pallikal in Glasgow three years ago, edged her longtime teammate in another tense battle in Chennai yesterday.

May 02, 2017, 00:41 AM IST
World Squash Federation: Jacques Fontaine became 9th president, replaces N Ramachandran

World Squash Federation: Jacques Fontaine became 9th president, replaces N Ramachandran

Outgoing president Ramachandran failed to secure a place for squash on the Olympic Games 2020 Programme - a bid which was ultimately unsuccessful.

Nov 09, 2016, 22:22 PM IST
Rio 2016: National champion Saurav Ghosal demands squash's inclusion in Olympics

Rio 2016: National champion Saurav Ghosal demands squash's inclusion in Olympics

Women's champion Joshna Chinappa supported Ghosal's views, saying squash deserved its place in the Olympics.

Jul 14, 2016, 17:24 PM IST
Dipika Pallikal adamant she will not play nationals till pay disparity exists in squash

Dipika Pallikal adamant she will not play nationals till pay disparity exists in squash

Pallikal feels that it's a matter of respect rather than money.

Feb 11, 2016, 14:20 PM IST
After squash gold, Joshna Chinappa slams Pakistani opponent for excessive aggression

After squash gold, Joshna Chinappa slams Pakistani opponent for excessive aggression

The Indian won the contest 10-12, 11-7, 11-9 and 11-7.

Feb 09, 2016, 14:29 PM IST
Squash player apologises for 'kidney' remark as help pours in from all quarters

Squash player apologises for 'kidney' remark as help pours in from all quarters

Dixit, in a letter to president of the Squash Rackets Federation of India (SRFI), said he would continue playing the game.

Jan 13, 2016, 10:40 AM IST
SHOCKING: Frustrated with lack of funds, squash star ready to sell kidney for Rs 8 lakh

SHOCKING: Frustrated with lack of funds, squash star ready to sell kidney for Rs 8 lakh

Ravi Dixit's father Ramkailash is worried about his son's plans.

Jan 12, 2016, 12:01 PM IST
Let bygones be bygones: Dipika Pallikal, Joshna Chinappa​ clear differences

Let bygones be bygones: Dipika Pallikal, Joshna Chinappa​ clear differences

Dipika, Joshna stopped talking after the heated on court exchange during Incheon Games.

Dec 14, 2015, 18:15 PM IST
Chennai floods: Dipika Pallikal to contribute Rs 2 lakh to relief fund

Chennai floods: Dipika Pallikal to contribute Rs 2 lakh to relief fund

Badminton star Saina Nehwal too has donated Rs 2 lakh for the flood victims.

Dec 07, 2015, 12:18 PM IST
Joshna Chinappa becomes highest ranked Indian at 13th spot

Joshna Chinappa becomes highest ranked Indian at 13th spot

Riding on her phenomenal show in the Qatar Classic in Doha last month, Joshna jumped from 17th to 13th position.

Dec 01, 2015, 19:28 PM IST
Saurav Ghosal bows out of World squash Championship

Saurav Ghosal bows out of World squash Championship

 James defeated Ghosal 11-7, 11-7, 11-7.

Nov 18, 2015, 19:11 PM IST
Joshana Chinappa stuns world number one in Qatar Classic

Joshana Chinappa stuns world number one in Qatar Classic

Joshana Chinappa took 37 minutes to upstage Raneem El Welily of Egypt.

Oct 31, 2015, 17:16 PM IST
Dipika Pallikal's run ends at US Open

Dipika Pallikal's run ends at US Open

Indian squash player Dipika Pallikal's great run in the US Open ended with a narrow 2-3 loss.

Oct 16, 2015, 19:52 PM IST
Dipika Pallikal progresses, Joshna Chinappa loses at US Open squash

Dipika Pallikal progresses, Joshna Chinappa loses at US Open squash

India's Dipika Pallikal returned to top form outplaying fourth seeded Alison Waters.

Oct 14, 2015, 12:52 PM IST

Commonwealth Youth Games: Velavan Senthilkumar settles for squash bronze

India's Velavan Senthilkumar secured a bronze medal in the men's singles squash competition after his 'sick' opponent failed to take the court at the Commonwealth Youth Games being held here.

Sep 08, 2015, 13:39 PM IST
Saurav Ghosal goes down in Colombian title clash

Saurav Ghosal goes down in Colombian title clash

 Despite high expectations, India's top male player Saurav Ghosal failed to cap a memorable week's show with a title when he went down to giant killer Alfredo Avila of Mexico in the final of the USD 50,000 Albierto Colombiano 2015, a PSA event in Colombian capital of Bogota.

Aug 09, 2015, 15:43 PM IST
Saurav Ghosal wins a thriller in Colombia

Saurav Ghosal wins a thriller in Colombia

 India's top professional Saurav Ghosal recorded one of the biggest wins of his career, beating top seed and home favourite Miguel Rodriguez in a five-game thrilling semi-final match in the USD 50,000 Albierto Colombiano 2015, a PSA event in Bogota.

Aug 08, 2015, 16:37 PM IST
Joshana ​Chinappa loses to top seed in Australian Open

Joshana ​Chinappa loses to top seed in Australian Open

Joshana Chinappa did not spring any surprise against top seed Annie Au from Hong Kong and went down in straight games in the quarterfinals of the Australian Open squash tournament here.

Aug 07, 2015, 19:25 PM IST
Joshna Chinappa in quarters; Harinder, Mahesh crash out of Oz Open

Joshna Chinappa in quarters; Harinder, Mahesh crash out of Oz Open

 India's Joshna Chinappa continued her good form and reached the quarterfinal in the women's competition but it was curtains for her male compatriots Harinder Singh and Mahesh Mangaonkar at the Australian Open Squash tournament, here on Thursday.

Aug 06, 2015, 20:20 PM IST